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Welcome to Wellington - the city known as the "coolest little capital"

Set against a beautiful waterfront Wellington is famous for its vibrant arts scene, world class café and restaurant culture, and active outdoor lifestyle. Wellington enjoys more cafes, bars and restaurants than New York City, and its coffee and craft beer producers are internationally recognised. Exploring the city and visiting attractions is easy with most central city locations within easy walking distance and supported by a comprehensive local bus network.

For more information about Wellington and local attractions please visit www.wellingtonnz.com

OS//OS Conference Venue

The Conference will be held at the Michael Fowler Centre, situated in the centre of Wellington and within mins walk to hotels, shops and restaurants. Click here for further details on the Conference Venue.


The Michael Fowler Centre is located at 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington. Click here to view on Google Maps.


OS//OS Event tickets can be purchased from the Chalkle website.

Conference Registration opens at 8am on April 16th at the Michael Fowler Centre entrance.

Car Parking

Michael Fowler Centre - parking for approximately 88 car parks with three disability spaces is available at the Michael Fowler Centre car park. Parking charges are $4 per hour Mon-Fri 6am-6pm and $2 per hour on Friday from 6pm. Weekend parking is free.

TSB Bank Arena Parking - At the TSB Bank Arena, public and exhibitor parking facilities are available at Wilson Parking located beneath the venue. For further information on hours and costs, please contact Wilson Parking.

St James Theatre - Wilsons Parking have covered and open air options available at 84 Tory Street and 221 Wakefield Street.

Note: Given the easy accessibility of Michael Fowler Centre by foot or the local bus network parking at your accommodation and walking / busing in may be more cost effective.


The following hotels and apartments have agreed to honour a 10% discount for conference attendees.

HotelWalking to OS//OSAddressPhone & Email
Amora Hotel2 min 170 Wakefield St, Te Aro, WellingtonPhone: +64 4-473 3900, Click to email
West Plaza Hotel 1 min 1109 Wakefield Street, Wellington Phone: 0800 71 444 (NZ only), Click to email
GQ Apartments5 mins 213-223 Cuba Street, WellingtonPhone: +64 4 385 2516, Click to email

There are a huge range of accommodation options in the area so we encourage attendees to use search engines and travel sites such as Wotif and AirBnB to find accommodation that suits your style and budget.

Airport Travel

Travel to the central city by taxi from the Wellington Domestic or International airport terminals will cost approximately NZ$35. Wellington Taxis can accept cash in New Zealand dollars and credit card payments

The Wellington Airport Flyer bus services transports visitors and luggage from the airport terminals to the central city for $9 New Zealand dollars. The Airport Flyers leave every 10 minutes and offer Free Wifi. Cash only.

Tourist Information

Please visit wellingtonnz.com for information on the amazing range of activities and tourist attractions to take advantage of during your time in Wellington:

To discover exciting events happening during your stay please visit the Wellington events listing page at wotzon.com


For general enquiries please email us at this address.

For any urgent enquires regarding registration or accommodation please phone Helen our Event Manager on +64 27 378 7432.

IMPORTANT: If calling internationally, please check the local time in New Zealand first (no 3am calls please!).